Delilah Gore

National GBV strategy launched

It will cost the Government and partners K112 million to implement the strategy over a 10 year period.

The National Strategy to Prevent and Respond to GBV 2016-2025 was officially launched by Minister for Religion, Youth and Community Development Delilah Gore.

The strategy aims to strengthen the work on GBV in order to achieve zero-tolerance towards GBV by 2025 and as per PNG Vision 2050.

The GBV Strategy was endorsed by the National Executive Council on December 15.

National strategy on Gender Based Violence to be launched

The strategy aims to strengthen the work on GBV in order to achieve zero-tolerance towards GBV by 2025 and as per PNG Vision 2050.

The GBV Strategy was endorsed by the National Executive Council on December 15.

Minister for Community Development, Youth and Religion Delilah Gore said the strategy does not reinvent structures and processes.

The GBV strategy builds on existing interventions at national and sub-national level to secure government ownership and a stronger focus on coordination and monitoring for quality.

Popondetta town comes to a standstill

Ijivitari MP David Arore told Loop PNG other group of people from Kokoda are still making their way to town also to look for answers on the incident.

He said main shops and other business activities in town are currently close as hundreds of people converge to the Popondetta General Hospital seeking for answers.

He said Sohe MP Delilah Gore and himself will be talking to the people at the Police station regarding the incident.

Of the 29 passengers on the PMV truck, 13 were confirmed dead while 16 are currently admitted at the Popondetta General Hospital.

Gore calls on women groups to stop in-fighting

Minister for Region, Youth and Community Development, Delilah Gore has urged women to stop the in-fighting and stand together to address women’s issues.

Gore said the in-fighting must stop and everyone must work together as women leaders and as representatives of the majority of women in the villages and provinces who cannot speak for themselves.

Gore encouraged women to stand together and talk for the rights of women. 

She said it’s time for a change in attitude.

National Strategy on GBV highlights four key objectives

The strategy, endorsed by the National Executive Council, adopts a rights-based approach and takes into account all forms of violence committed on the basis of gender.

A technical working group did research and consultation for the first draft and worked on the implementation strategy and the budget.

Secretary for Religion, Youth and Community Development Anna Solomon said this is a big step forward for the country in collectively addressing GBV in PNG.

Minister Gore announces launch of Children’s Forum

The Lukautim Pikinini Act Section 14 Sub Section F calls for a Bi- Annual Forum for children to meet to discuss issues that affect them.

Minister for Religion, Youth and Community Development, Delilah Gore announced the launching of the Children’s Forum which will take place on November 30 at the Sir John Guise.

Since the launch of the Lukautim Pikinini Act 2015, Department for of Religion, Youth and Community Development has completed the regulations with the assistance of the Constitutional Law and Reform Commission.

Gore raises concern on church mismanagement

Minister for Youth, Religion and Community Development Delilah Gore has urged the people and church leaders of Higaturu LLG in Sohe district to be cautious.

She was speaking during the presentation of more than K200,000 in cheque to 10 churches over the weekend.

The cheque was part of her commitment, and also under the National Government’s Vision 2050 partnership program with churches in PNG, to help support the development of church standards in the country.

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Turi warns police involved in Waigani shooting

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The commanding officers and unit leaders of policemen involved in the Waigani shooting are being warned to hand over their wanted officers or face possible charges.

 

Polye pledges support for Tonga Games

Gore slams Polye over censorship claims

Responding to claims made by the Opposition Leader Don Polye in the media this week, Gore said the government has done a lot for the Office of Censorship through the Department of Youth, Religion and Community Development in terms of increased funding and capacity building.

“I do not know where the Opposition Leader Don Polye got his information from. These are just mere speculation and should not be tolerated,” Gore said.

Court kicks out Gore’s review

Gore filed the Judicial Review proceeding following the Leadership Tribunal recommendation on August 10 this year to suspend her from office for three months without entitlements. 

The recommendation came after members of the tribunal made up of Chairman Justice Poole and senior magistrates Mark Selefkariu and Ernest Wilmont found her guilty to one count of misconduct in office.